PURPOSE OF POSITION: Working with the insurance carriers to verify claims were received and performing timely follow up on delinquent charges. Obtaining requests for reimbursement from insurance carriers for overpaid accounts.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting for prolonged periods of time and some bending, stooping and stretching. Requires hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary for the operation of basic office equipment such as a computer, calculator, photo copier and telephone. May be required to lift up to 25 pounds. Requires the ability to work quickly and accurately under stress.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Involves contact with patients and internal staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: (This may not include all of the duties assigned).
Accounts Receivable follow up.
Solving any payment and reimbursement problems.
Handle insurance overpayments.
Assist with sending appeal letters to insurance carriers as needed.
Assist with corrected claims.
Sending out secondary claims to insurance carriers.
Answer incoming business office calls.
Interacting with patient regarding their accounts.
Maintain strictest confidentiality.
Keep current with all insurance company policy changes.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience and Skills:
PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: Confidentiality, knowledge of OUI financial policies, medical office experience preferred, skills in operating a computer, photocopy machine and 10 key and knowledge of reimbursement practices preferred.
EDUCATION: Equivalent of a high school diploma.
EXPERIENCE: medical billing office preferred.
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